"Geographische beschryvinge van t' Beloofde-Landt Canaan, doorwandelt van onsen Heere ende Salichmaecker Iesu Christo neffens syne Apostelen…", Savry, Jacob
Subject: Holy Land
Period: 1648 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
19 x 12.7 inches
48.3 x 32.3 cm
A very fine map of Israel based on the elder Visscher's map of the same title. North is oriented to the left with a lovely compass rose. The map is filled with graphic topography and beautifully embellished with a vignette of the crucifixion, several ships, angels and a handsome title cartouche.
References: Poortman & Augusteijn #110.
Some minor surface soil. Expert repairs on bottom centerfold and a couple of areas of minor paper weakness.